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#FREE #Book! The Chilean National #English Test: The Years 2001 – 2014 #ASMSG #MondayBlogs #edchat #ell #efl #eslchat

Wow! 2015 is off to a fast start with so many things happening for me personally and professionally. I start the year off, appropriately, with a free book for my readership. But first, to catch up on the news, I … Continue reading

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#Culture of #Excellence: #Accountability & the #International #Baccalaureate

“The culture of excellence” – Presidente Rafael Correa of Ecuador, referring to the International Baccalaureate… Firstly, let me make my position clear: The International Baccalaureate has the best education system in the world. If you doubt the sincerity of my … Continue reading

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Congratulations Thomas! Your book “The Chilean National English Test: The Years 2001 – 2014” is live in the Kindle Store!

** Congratulations! Your book “The Chilean National English Test: The Years 2001 – 2014” is live in the Kindle Store and has been enrolled in KDP Select. It is available* for readers to purchase here. Book Description Publication Date: July … Continue reading

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Book Preview! The Chilean National English Test: The Years 2001 – 2014

Who is to blame for poor test results? Is it always, ultimately, the teacher? Read this book for a different answer to this enigma. Read this book for a different perspective as to the ultimate responsibility of the teacher, the … Continue reading

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Rector de la Universidad Católica: Hay un enorme déficit de profesores de inglés

Amazon Author Page: Thomas Jerome Baker Rector UC: “Hay un déficit importante” de profesores de inglés T13 AM conversó sobre educación, el acceso a la educación superior, los resultados del Simce de inglés, entre otras cosas, con Ignacio Sánchez Díaz, … Continue reading

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Colegio de Profesores: Opinión sobre resultados del Simce en Inglés

Fuente: Colegio de Profesores de Chile A. G. 7 junio 2013.- Resultados del Simce de Inglés, que evidencian la inequidad, la desigualdad y la gran brecha en educación, El Departamento de Educación y Perfeccionamiento del Directorio Nacional del Colegio de … Continue reading

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Teaching & Learning English in Chile After SIMCE Inglés 2012: Quo Vadis? Where Are We Going?

SIMCE Inglés 2014 is one year away. Considering SIMCE English 2012, now behind us, and with SIMCE 2014 ahead of us, where is the teaching and learning of English in Chile headed? Quo vadis? Where does our teaching and learning … Continue reading

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Analysis of Chile’s 2012 National English Test Results: Who Is The Best Teacher?

Quote:”The more proficient in English, the more efficient in the classroom, is a false statement“ (page 347) Medgyes, Peter. “Native or Non-native: Who’s Worth More?” ELT Journal 46.4 (1992): 340-49. The 2012 Chilean National English Test results recently came out. … Continue reading

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SIMCE Inglés 2012 – What Every Teacher Should Know: Chile National English Test Results Explained by Three Fundamental Factors

Recently, the results of the Chilean National English test was reported. My school, Colegio Internacional SEK – Chile (Las Condes), ranked number 20. That is to say, only 19 schools in the entire nation of Chile had better results on … Continue reading

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18% de los estudiantes evaluados logra certificar su nivel de inglés en el Simce 2012

Aumenta el número de estudiantes que logran demostrar un nivel suficiente en la comprensión de este idioma. En 2010 un 11% de los alumnos logró certificarse. Se observa una gran brecha entre los resultados de los jóvenes del grupo socioeconómico … Continue reading

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